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Top Ten Read Books from RGC 2019

Our 2019 survey results are in! And along with our readers’ favorite books of the year, we have a list of the top ten most-read books specifically from Reading Group Choices 2019.

Has your group read all of these terrific books yet?

1. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Great Alone is one of the most read books for 2019

 

““There are many great things about this book…It will thrill her fans with its combination of Greek tragedy, Romeo and Juliet-like coming of age story and domestic potboiler.

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Book a Day: Reading List & Author Chats

Reading Group Choices Book a Day Reading List and Author Chats

Reading Group Choices introduces its Book a Day program for your reading enjoyment and morale!

We’re posting a new or classic book recommendation each day to boost your book intake, with absorbing reads to occupy and entertain.

Though created by conversations over what a book vitamin might look like during these uncertain times, we also hope it creates a pattern for more reading in the future.

Some of our Book a Day selections feature Facebook Live events with authors. We hope to receive questions from you and encourage interactive conversation.

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Books You CAN Judge by Their Cover

Books you can judge by their covers

Books with amazing cover art (whose stories are equally beautiful)…

The old adage ‘Never judge a book by its cover’ has some wisdom, yet readers are often first attracted to a book’s cover when browsing the shelves at a library or bookstore. Covers can tell a reader a lot about a book’s story, but they can also be works of art by themselves. Sometimes, a book with a beautiful story is encased by an equally beautiful cover design—a delight for both the eyes and the mind! Reading Group Choices has selected a list of books with gorgeous covers and beautiful stories to match.

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Best of the Best Books 2019

Pile of books

Reading Group Choices has sorted through the numerous best book lists out there to compile our annual “best of the best” reads!

Did you read all of the books that you wanted to in 2019? If the year passed too quickly, not to worry. We searched for the fiction, nonfiction, and young adult titles we recommended in 2019 that also appeared on one (or more) of the favorite lists from:

BookRiot, Indiebound, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Parnassus Books, Powell’s, Publishers Weekly, School Library Journal, Washington Post

Check out these best of the best books below!

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Most Popular Books 2019

Monthly calendar

In our monthly newsletter, we share the two most popular books on the Reading Group Choices site for that month. It always brings a bit of excitement, and we’ve gathered the top picks for a look back at 2019!

Here are the titles — a mix of fiction, nonfiction, and young adult — that caught our readers’ attention from January to December. Do you remember these great reads? See if they match your own group’s most popular books…

January

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris is is one of our book group favorites for 2018One of our recommended books is Women Rowing North by Mary Pipher
1. Tattooist of Auschwitz
by Heather Morris

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Books to Read in One Sitting

Person reading a book in one sitting

Give yourself one afternoon…

The holiday season can be full of hustle and bustle. With so many gatherings to attend and items to cross off your to-do list, it can be difficult to carve out time to read a lengthy book. (Even though the wintry weather makes it so tempting to snuggle up with a good read by a fire!) How can you fit your reading fix into your busy schedule? Reading Group Choices has compiled a list of books that a motivated reader can finish in one sitting.

Page turners,

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